Climate policy stuck in the doldrums as Australia changes prime minister

Published 09:09 on August 24, 2018  /  Last updated at 19:06 on August 24, 2018  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Treasurer Scott Morrison on Friday ousted Malcolm Turnbull to become Australia’s new prime minister - a move likely to push climate change even further down the government’s agenda - though the defeat of right-wing candidate Peter Dutton makes it less probable the nation will seek to exit the Paris Agreement.

Treasurer Scott Morrison on Friday ousted Malcolm Turnbull to become Australia’s new prime minister – a move likely to push climate change even further down the government’s agenda – though the defeat of right-wing candidate Peter Dutton makes it less probable the nation will seek to exit the Paris Agreement.

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